In its usual style the Sydney Branch of the Maritime Union of Australia was not going to allow the final week of the Jobs Embassy to fizzle out, particularly on Budget Week.Read more
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann arrogantly thought he could get away with conducting an interview within metres of the Australian Jobs Embassy. The MUA and other unionists quickly put him in his place.Read more
In anticipation of a Budget weighted in favour of the top end of town, unions will rally on the lawns of Parliament House
MEDIA ALERT: Tuesday May 3, at 7.30am
What: Cayman Island Embassy to expose the LNP’s erosion of key pillars of society; job security, workers’ rights, medicare, education, public services, a secure retirement and a fair go for all.
Who: MUA Assistant National Secretary Ian Bray, ALP Senator Sam Dastyari, ACTU President Ged Kearney and CPSU National Secretary Nadine Flood.
Where: Jobs Embassy, Parliament LawnsRead more
While unemployed seafarers have continued their vigil outside Parliament House, Darren Chester, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, has gone to ground and refuses to answer questions about their termination.Read more
The MUA’s fight for jobs on the lawns of Parliament House was forced to escalate after the overnight news that Australia’s last domestic tanker – the British Fidelity – was finishing up, rendering another 40 seafarers out of work.Read more
On the lawns in front of Parliament House the Jobs Embassy returned yesterday to highlight the Government’s inaction on jobs, particularly in light of the rising unemployment rate in the Hunter region.Read more
The sacked seafarers of the MV Portland were today joined by supporters from a range of backgrounds, most notably members of the Australian Worker's Union and the Australian Manufacturing Worker's Union from the Port Kemble steelworks to celebrate Iron Boat Day at the newly erected Jobs Embassy outside of Parliament House.